Articles from January 2014



National Wild Turkey Federation Convention Feb. 13-16 in Nashville

The National Wild Turkey Federation 38th annual NWTF Convention and Sport Show will be at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center in Nashville Feb. 13-16.

Barren River Lake struggling to reach Winter Pool as rain, snow keep falling

Barren River Lake has yet to reach winter pool.

Barren River Lake State Park offers Valentine Packages Feb. 14-16

Barren River Lake State Park is offering a Honeymooners’ Weekend Feb. 14-16.

Try “float and fly” fishing in cold weather

The recent extreme cold created made to order conditions for the float and fly presentation. The colder the water, the better the presentation works.

Buffalo Night will be Feb. 1

Barren River Lake State Park will host its annual Buffalo Night Saturday, Feb. 1, from 5-8 p.m. CT in the lodge’s Driftwood Restaurant.

Bald Eagle at Baileys Point

Peggy Kamer sent us this photo of a Bald Eagle that she captured at Baileys Point on Barren River Lake this weekend.

Nashville Boat Show Jan. 23-26; and Louisville Boat Show Jan. 22-26

The Nashville Boat & Sportshow is scheduled for Jan. 23-26 at Nashville’s Music City Center, while the Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow is scheduled Jan. 22-26 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

Barren River Lake State Park will host “A Tribute to Red Skelton” Jan. 18-19

Barren River Lake State Park will host “Remembering a Legend – Tribute to Red Skelton” by J.B. Barnett, on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. CT, and Sunday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m.

Sandhill Crane season ends with 87 birds harvested; 75 in Barren and 3 in Allen

Sandhill Crane season came to an end Sunday, Jan. 12, with a total of 87 cranes reported to have been harvested.

Barren River Lake State Park will host the life of “Grandpa Jones” on Jan. 17

Barren River Lake State Park, together with the Kentucky Chautauqua, will present “Grandpa Jones,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, in the park’s Louie B. Nunn Lodge.